The MD of Eddie Stobart has said he is “extremely pleased” that the Doncaster driver row has finally been resolved. Speaking after Unite revealed its members had accepted an improved redundancy offer, the details of which were not disclosed, Eddie Stobart MD David Pickering said: “Since the start of September, we’ve worked diligently and professionally to come up with the best possible package for the drivers and to provide a range of alternative employment options. “It’s a positive way to […]
The Unite union has suspended strike action planned for today (5 June) by 51 warehouse workers at a DHL Supply Chain-run site in West Thurrock, Essex to allow a “window of opportunity for positive talks”.
Current efforts to resolve the driver shortage will not be enough to prevent the looming skills crisis, the Transport Committee has said.
Drivers at the Co-op Food’s West Thurrock distribution depot are threatening strike action after two disabled drivers were dismissed.